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Where to report back about optimal settings for the script provided in an answer
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Here's my personal opinion of what should be done (or shouldn't be) based on your 4 options. Don't add as a comment, treat comments as temporary Adding your solution to an answer can be acceptable, I ...

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Question closed as a duplicate - points instead of two shapefiles
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Question reopened by @Mapperz per comment: Not sure why 4 users deemed it a duplicate, different data, have re-opened.

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Do we need to add a new [webhook] tag?
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Tags can be created when questions are asked. Since the tag doesn't exist yet it appears it hasn't been needed yet. If you are asking a question and do not have the required reputation to create the ...

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Filter questions by "has answer"?
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I'm not sure about how to do it with the filter, but using the search box you can do the following: for questions that have answers posted (even if none are accepted) [rasterization] answers:1 this ...

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Making the chat more visible?
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There is already a quick link to Chat, from the hamburger menu at top-right. From this menu you get quick access to Main, Meta, Help, and Chat, plus other SE communities you are active in.

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The (very short) story of a backslash
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If you want to re-write your comment, you can add a new one and delete the old one. Comments are not meant for answers, and don't allow for much formatting (which makes it difficult to comment much ...

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Do Google Earth and Google Earth Pro need separate tags?
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I propose simplifying the Google Earth (GE) tags into just one - google-earth - and have any/all others as synonyms of that tag (excluding the engine and api tags). Most of the questions relate to ...

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Is tag [vector-grid] appropriate for the Leaflet plugin for vector tile layers (L.VectorGrid)?
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Yes questions about the Leaflet plugin should probably use the tag vector-tiles. I have modified the tag excerpt for vector-grid to also say: For questions about the Leaflet Plugin please use the ...

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Why was a solaris question closed?
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Questions that relate to the business of vendors and product teams, such as licensing, pricing, release dates, submission of bug reports and enhancement requests, etc, are off-topic here and ...

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Is the [tag:qgis-plugins] tag for questions about *writing* plugins, or questions about *using* plugins?
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First, I agree that using qgis-plugins is not the right use for that tag in that question. That tag probably shouldn't be on the question at all, that way an answerer could provide an answer for QGIS ...

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How does the community feel about non-arcpy answers to arcpy questions?
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I learned python by learning arcpy (or its predecessors), and so many of the solutions I came up with to perform my tasks used the arcpy tools. This wasn't always because it was the best way to do ...

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Do we need both [attributes] and [attribute-table] tags?
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Yes, I believe both tags are appropriate, although I can see that they might both be used for the same thing at times. I would use attribute if I was asking something to do with actual attribute ...

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Branding our site as Geographic Information Systems or GIS?
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I think the mix of GIS and Geographic Information Systems is about right. The URL is good in short form - I certainly wouldn't want it to be spelled out in full. My vote here is for gis....

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Sending archive through Stack Exchange?
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You can't attach files directly to your Questions on Stack Exchange, however you could upload your file elsewhere and include a link to it in your Question. That said, GIS Stack Exchange is not a ...

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Using tags [arcmap] and [arcgis-desktop]?
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Personally, I don't like the tag arcgis-desktop - I think it is a tag for nothing, and offers no real benefit. If I have a problem running ArcMap I'd search for solutions related to ArcMap. I do ...

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Sending a private message to a user?
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In addition to PolyGeo's answer, you could create a chat room and invite that user to the chat and discuss with them in there. While not private, you will be free to discuss in there without ...

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How are [clip] and [crop] tags different?
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As stated in my comments, in GIS I think the term "crop" is a kind of subset of "clip" specific to rectangular trimming of image edges. With this in mind I believe clip should be used to cover both ...

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Using tags for large datasets and big data?
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Big Data is a recognised technical term and analytical field. A large dataset is just a large dataset. I do not think they should be combined, however I believe that if they are combined, big-data ...

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Do we need [s] tag?
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Agreed - it appears to have been created by mistake, or possibly in the attempt to add a shapefile tag. There doesn't appear to be any other reason there is a s tag in that Q&A.

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Edit (pencil) icon shows but not possible to click on it?
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The pencil icon next to a comment means that the comment has been edited in the past - it is not clickable. I edited the comment I added above - you can see the icon on the end that indicates that ...

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User that has < 100 reputation has posted a question with a Bounty of 100, how is that possible?
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Bounty reputation is removed when the bounty is offered, not when it is awarded. Basically the user has offered more than half of their reputation as bounty for that Q&A. From my own reputation ...

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What ever happened to the migration to DBA.SE option?
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The Close option of Migrate is found under: Close > Off Topic Because... > This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network The Migrate close option requires 3000 reputation, ...

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What is the etiquette about reminding a user who is the developer to respond to a comment on a question?
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Self-answers are quite acceptable and encouraged on Stack Exchange. You don't need to wait for the developer to answer, you are free to answer it yourself. If they return to answer it they are free ...

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Dealing with unethical questions?
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Is flagging the question with "in need of moderator intervention" the right course of action in theses cases? Before flagging please consider other community options available to you. Use the Down-...

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Using close vote on question versus within review queue?
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Having a closer look at the Badge Process (if you click on your review tally) it talks about badges being awarded once per review queue. The tally is recording the number of review queue reviews you ...

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Should link-only answers be flagged as 'not an answer' on this site?
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"Not an answer" or "In need of moderator attention" are both good options for link-only answers. I lean more towards "moderator attention" as you can add your own comment, eg "Link only answer" ...

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Why can we not edit less than 6 characters?
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Your edits require the approval of other members with higher reputation. If you're only changing a few characters this is using up time of these other users for often trivial changes. Once you have ...

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Refinement of migration flag
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There is a different Off-Topic flag that I believe you should be using in this situation. The flag you refer to is specifically for migrating questions from one SE site to another. We don't migrate ...

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Suggesting solutions with another GIS software
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I disagree with your added thought - don't add an answer for different software. Remember this is a focused Question and Answer site, not a discussion forum. If your answer doesn't answer the ...

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Is this one question?
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Your question is in the Reopen review queue, so it will be evaluated by the community as to whether it should be reopened or not. The community may disagree with me (I see there are already a couple ...

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